Transport Service Procurement – initial findings and a research agenda

Dan Andersson, Anna Dubois, Arni Halldorsson, Kajsa Hulthén, Mats I. Johansson, Sara Rogerson, Viktoria Sundquist, Linda Styhre

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Technology alone will not be sufficient to cope with emission reduction challenges. Transport procurement requires attention for individual firms as well as the transport industry to tackle environmental challenges. The aim of this paper is to identify practice, perceptions and outlook of transport buyers in order to present a research agenda that informs the advancement of current practice, on the basis of surveys, capturing practice among Swedish transport buyers. The direction for future research comprise levels of analysis ranging from the service level to industry-level, and suggest a mixed-method, wherein surveys are combined with in-depth case studies and workshops.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 25th annual IPSERA Conference, Dortmund, March 20-23, 2016.
Publication date2016
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeA4 Article in conference proceedings
EventInternational Purchasing and Supply, Education and Research Association (IPSERA) Conference - Dortmund, Germany
Duration: 20.03.201623.03.2016
Conference number: 25


  • 512 Business and Management


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